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In 1985, The New Yorker writer Susan Orlean started traveling around the country to find out how Americans spend their Saturday nights. One thing she discovered? How many Saturday night songs there are.
 

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The refugee crisis is front and center in Germany. So when German novelist Jenny Erpenbeck met a group of African refugees camping out in Berlin, she started asking questions about the lives they were forced to leave behind.

Length: 
10:59
Paramount Theatre in Newark, NJ
Airdates: 
March 31, 2018
January 26, 2019

Home entertainment options have never been richer, but public places like movie theaters and performance spaces are suffering. What do we lose when everyone stays home?More

Making music online and off
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If you’re a music-loving teen in a tiny town with no music scene, Bandcamp is a lifesaver. Jes Skolnik, editor of the Bandcamp Daily, weighs the pros and cons of online music communities.

Length: 
9:17
Death By Audio
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Matt Conboy, co-founder of one of NYC’s most famous indie music venues, tells us how “Death By Audio” died.

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6:39
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A listener reminds us that it wasn't just teenage boys listening to Pink Floyd in 1973. 

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